Dining Etiquette Dinner

Get your tickets TODAY!
Kohler Business and Dining Etiquette Dinner
In conjunction with Michigan Tech Career Services and The Honors Institute
Thursday, February 14, 5:00 – 7:30 PM, MUB Ballroom

Dine in a professional setting while gaining tips and advice about business and dining etiquette from Kohler Company professionals (10 -12 reps are coming).  Tickets are $10.00 (refunded at event) and are available on-line at www.career.mtu.edu/etiquette-dinner, at Career Services (220 Admin) or on-campus at MUB & Fisher, Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, weeks 3 & 4.

This dinner may be on Valentines Day, but you can’t beat this deal!  When you sign up and pay your $10 for the dinner now, you are refunded once you attend the dinner.  So that means you can have a free multi-course dinner on Valentines Day dinner.  And of course you can finally learn about which fork to use during each course, how to properly eat the bread roll, and more!

Winter Carnival Queen

Stephanie is representing the Society of Women Engineers in the 2013 Winter Carnival Queen Competition and she would love your vote! Voting begins January 30th and ends the 31st.  Cast your vote by logging in via involvement.mtu.edu!

She is a 4th year Chemical Engineer at Michigan Tech. Her involvement includes:

-Society of Women Engineers
-Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
-American Institute of Chemical Engineers
-Housing and Residential Life Resident Assistant of Shangri La 2010-2011
-Housing and Residential Life Program Assistant of Women in Engineering Learning Community 2011-2012
-UN1010 Teaching Assistant
-Proud supporter and player of Broomball!

Stephanie is originally from Traverse City, MI and she enjoys snowshoeing, skiing, photography and other outdoor activities. After graduation she is going to work for Dow Corning in Midland, MI.

You can read Stephanie’s full bio here.

Welcome Back!

Happy New Year! Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable holiday season!

SWE is back in session at Tech tonight (Wednesday January 23rd). We will be having our first general meeting of the semester in Chem Sci 101 at 6pm.

Tonight will mostly be time to welcome everyone back and catch up with everyone after the long break. There are lots of great activities planned for our group this semester! Check out the list of all the great activities that will be coming up this semester below. There will be tons to get involved with, so come on out and have some fun!

Also, the Society of Women Engineers has a fantastic scholarship program. We will also be talking about this great opportunity in our meeting tonight too. Check out this link for more information.






Involvement Fair

Tuesday, January 22


Pizza/Note Writing to Prospective Tech Women

Tuesday, January 22


General Meeting – Welcome Back/Scholarship

Wednesday, January 23


Pizza/Note Writing to Prospective Tech Women

Wednesday, January 23


Women’s Film Series – The Rosa Parks Story

Wednesday, January 23


Winter Carnival Special Events


SWEsh Kabob Prep

Sunday, February 3


General Meeting – Valentine’s Day Cards

Tuesday, February 5


Winter Carn. All-Nighter SWEsh Kabob Sales

Wednesday, February 6


Region H Conference – U of Minn Twin Cities

Friday-Sunday, February 8-10


Student Org Reverse Career Fair

Monday, February 18


Career Fair

Tuesday, February 19


General Meeting

Wednesday, February 20


General Meeting – Call for Election Nominees

Wednesday, March 6


Spring Break – March 9-17


General Meeting – Easter Baskets/Elections

Wednesday, March 27


General Meeting

Wednesday, April 10


SWE Spring Banquet

Sunday, April 21 (tentative)


General Meeting – Zumba in SDC Dance Room

Wednesday, April 24


Buick Achievers Scholarship Applications

Buick Achievers Scholarship Applications

Are you one of the many that is searching for scholarships to help fund college?  Check out the Buick Achievers Scholarship and see if you qualify!  General Motors Foundation and Buick will be granting 1,100 scholarships to college students.   

The link included brings you to a page with a short overview of the scholarship and the history behind it.

Here is a link that brings you directly to the scholarship homepage.

December 2012 Graduates

Michigan Tech SWE had three members graduate in December of 2012.  We held a holiday potluck in December to celebrate them and all of their hard work devoted to SWE through the years with a cake.

Becca - Andrea - Emily

Becca – Andrea – Emily

December 2012 Graduates from left to right: Andrea, Becca, Emily.

December 2012 Graduates from left to right: Andrea, Becca, Emily.

Thanks ladies for all of the memories and we wish you the best of success as you start your professional career.

Below are the bios of the now graduated seniors.

Emily Jensen double majored in Management Information Systems and Operations and Systems Management.  She held a Co-Chair position for Fundraising and was this past year’s EWI Chair.  She participated in the 2012 Regional Conference in Madison and WE12 in Houstion.

Rebecca Sprys majored in Civil Engineering.  She held leadership positions as a Co-Chair for Community and Campus, Vice President, Co-Chair for EWI, and Conference Bid Chair.  “I have had the most incredible time getting to know all of the ladies in SWE.  I’m sad to leave, but excited to continue these friendships into our professional lives!  Thanks to all of the lovely ladies I have met over the last few years for so many memories.”
Andrea Walvatne majored in Mechanical Engineering and obtained minors in Visual Art and Spanish.  She was involved all 4.5 years while in college.  As for leadership positions, she held the Certificate of Merit Co Chair for three years.  Andrea has attended two societal and two regional  conferences during her involvement in SWE.  She also won national first place Schlumberger essay contest this past year.  Now that she has graduated and had her fun as a collegiate member, she is off looking for a professional section to join.